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    I'm wanting some cream based soups. I am not necessarily the best at making soups. I want some ideas that are easy and creamy. Broth based soups don't do a lot to quench my appetite.
    Georgette

  • #2
    paleo mushroom soup
    The hardest part is the vegetable stock, but you could make your own stock

    Also cream of mushroom soup
    You could use the basic cream mix and add whatever you wanted instead of mushrooms
    Calm the f**k down.

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    • #3
      huh..primal+cream of mushroom soup brought up this blog I wonder if he ever wanders over here?
      Recipe looks really good!
      Calm the f**k down.

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      • #4
        Cauliflower, kale, sausage soup - Zuppa Toscana
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        • #5
          There is a recipe on MDA for actic char, It uses a cream/chowder base. I made it for my GF and we absolutely loved it, but it was so expensive. But, we realized that the broth was so good and we said were going to make this again with scallops...or shrimp...or lobster....or chicken....or beef...or all those things. It seems like you could put anything in the soup and it'll be amazing.

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          • #6
            Creamy Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Soup with Curry

            Creamy Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Soup with Curry

            I make a chicken stock from the carcass of a bbq chicken with some celery, onion, garlic, carrots, salt & pepper and enough water to cover the bones. Simmer for 1/2 an hour or so. Strain the stock and add a bit of water to make about 3 cups total. Rough chop 1/2 a cauliflower and a sweet potato. Simmer the cauli & sweet potato in the stock for 15 to 20 min. til soft. Let cool, then puree. Stir in milk or cream til it's the thickness you like your soup to be then add about 1/2 teaspoon of curry powder. Yummy and filling.
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            • #7
              Thai curried butternut pumpkin soup (I think you guys call them acorn squash?).

              Cut up pumpkin (peel if you like, I love the skin), roast in oven with lots of butter. Chop a large oven and some garlic cloves and saute in some more butter. When soft, add pumpkin to the pan, add a good dollop of Thia green curry paste and cook, stirring for 5 minutes. Add chicken stock and simmer for 1/2 hour or so. Add a can of coconut milk, bring to a simmer again and then use a stick blender to puree.

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              • #8
                I looove this recipe: Daniel Boulud's CAULIFLOWER AND APPLE SOUP . If you don't do apples, this looks like a tasty alternative: Linda's Low Carb Menus & Recipes
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                • #9
                  Tomato pepper soup
                  serves 2 or more
                  1 chopped tomato
                  1 zucchini
                  1/2 carrot
                  spinach/ greens (optional)
                  any other veggie that might be headed towards bad in the fridge (add another tomato for every cup of veggie)
                  2 jalapenos
                  1 serrano
                  1/4onion
                  1/2 head garlic
                  leftover meat
                  pepper (all spices to taste unless otherwise indicated)
                  turmeric
                  red pepper
                  1 cardamom pod (optional)
                  1 dash ciorander
                  salt
                  half stick butter or 3 strips bacon (or more, depending on amount of veggies)
                  1 c chix/ beef/ veggie broth
                  1 c heavy cream

                  If using bacon, cook until crispy and set bacon to one side. Sautee garlic; onion, and spices until fragrant in butter or bacon grease. Add veggies and sautee until hardest veggie is al dente (tomatoes and zuke will be falling apart by now.) Add liquids. Bring to a boil, reduce to simmer until hardest veggie is soft. Apply stick blender or place in blender until desired consistency. Place back in pan (if using blender) and add partially nuked meat, continue to cook until meat is hot. Sprinkle chopped bacon over top of soup if used. Serve.
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                  • #10
                    Cream of Chicken soup from Nourished Kitchen

                    This makes a TON of soup, which is great because you can freeze it and thaw it out when you get a cold. It's wonderful for staying Primal when you're sick, which is a big issue for me--I have a daughter in day care so I get all the colds she brings home. This stuff is on par with matzo ball soup as far as curative agents.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Drain Bead View Post
                      Cream of Chicken soup from Nourished Kitchen

                      This makes a TON of soup, which is great because you can freeze it and thaw it out when you get a cold. It's wonderful for staying Primal when you're sick, which is a big issue for me--I have a daughter in day care so I get all the colds she brings home. This stuff is on par with matzo ball soup as far as curative agents.

                      Well...I am going to buy a crock pot now. This post made things click on how I can stay primal and have easy, portable lunches to bring with me away from home. Crockpots are not even expensive!
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                      • #12
                        I often make a "cream" soup by putting home made chicken stock in a pan (measure two bowl fulls), add a chopped onion then enough chopped veg so that the stock is sort of filled up with veg. Celery is good, or mushroom, or mixed root veg, or cauli. Cook until the veg is soft, puree with a stick blender adding enough thick cream to allow it to puree and season with salt and pepper. It is simple, and works like a dream. Crispy fried bacon scattered over the top makes a very more-ish garnish....

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                        • #13
                          Self promotion here! I love this soup, we make it regularly. Chicken & Mushroom Soup
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                          • #14
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                            I am not necessarily the best at making soups. I want some ideas that are easy and creamy.My blog for people who are not into the Grok thing. The ones who roll their eyes and tune you out when you start talking about cavemen and womenIt seems like you could put anything in the soup and itI love the skin), roast in oven with lots of butter. Chop a large oven and some garlic cloves and saute in some more butter.
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                            • #15
                              I made cream of chicken soup form Nourished Kitchen and its delicious!!! Really easy to make as well.
                              Georgette

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